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Women, Business and the Law 2018
"No economy can grow to its full potential unless both women and men participate fully. As half the world’s population, women have an equal role in driving economic growth."
Gender Equity Insights 2018: Inside Australia’s gender pay gap
"The findings in this third report offer some encouragement that Australian businesses are taking the issue of gender pay equity seriously".
Taking forward the women’s economic empowerment agenda
"Women’s economic empowerment is both an economic and moral imperative. It is not just a ‘women’s issue’ – improving women’s economic empowerment is crucial for both broader economic growth and human development."
Number of Female Directors on ASX Stalls
"A new report shows little progress has towards the target of women holding 30 per cent of boardroom seats at Australia's biggest listed companies."
30% by 2018: Gender diversity progress report (Quarterly Report: Volume 9, 2017)
A quarterly report on progress made towards achieving the AICD's target of 30% of women on the boards of ASX 200 companies.
Cracking the Glass-Cultural Ceiling: Future proofing your business in the 21st Century (synopsis report)
"Australian organisations with culturally and gender balanced leadership teams are well positioned to thrive in today’s diverse and complex operating environments."
Gender Budgeting in OECD Countries
“Gender budgeting involves using the tools, techniques and procedures of the budget cycle in a systematic way to promote equality.”
Macroeconomic Policy and Women’s Economic Empowerment
"Macroeconomic policies are crucial enablers of gender equality as they shape the overall economic environment for advancing [Women’s Economic Empowerment]."
Not So Super, For Women: Superannuation and Women’s Retirement Outcomes
"Women are simply not being assisted by super towards a reasonable standard of living in retirement. Women’s superannuation balances at retirement are 47% lower than men’s. (...) Superannuation is failing women."
The Power of Parity: Advancing women’s equality in Canada
"Canada is amongst the global leaders in women’s equality. MGI’s global research in 2015 ranked Canada in the top ten of 95 countries based on a review of 15 equality indicators in work and society."
5 bold ideas for shifting the dial on women in business by 2020
"Baker McKenzie and Women’s Agenda brought together a roundtable of prominent leaders in Brisbane to discuss ideas for shifting the dial on women in leadership, particularly in professional services firms and large corporates."
30% by 2018: Gender diversity progress report (Quarterly Report: Volume 8, 2017)
“2016 was a great year for female appointments to ASX 200 boards. (…)Unfortunately, 2017 tells a different story. In addition to losing a few female directors from a couple of boards (…) the appointment rate has been far from impressive.”